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Detroit residents’ trust in police shaped by history of police contact

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News Release | Feb. 16, 2024

Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office, ACLU of Michigan, University of Michigan announce release of Prosecutor Transparency Project study

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Collage of Poverty Solutions team members and students

Feature | Feb. 1, 2024

Poverty Solutions at U-M grows partnerships in poverty alleviation in 2023

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News Release | Jan. 31, 2024

Poverty Solutions workshop generates novel solutions for addressing Michigan's debt collection crisis

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MLive / The Ann Arbor News | Feb. 16, 2024

Police 4 times more likely to request criminal charges for Black people in Washtenaw County

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Baby in onesie with Rx Kids heart logo on it

HuffPost | Feb. 16, 2024

Why One City's War On Child Poverty Should Matter To Voters In November

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Flint Rx Kids - A prescription for Health, Hope, and Opportunity

The Atlantic | Feb. 14, 2024

The Case for Spending Way More on Babies

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Poverty Doesn't Pause: Housing Insecurity During a Pandemic

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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Off Campus Location

Up to $50,000 Grant For Student Sustainability Projects

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10:00 am - 11:00 pm | Off Campus Location

Up to $50,000 Grant For Student Sustainability Projects

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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Off Campus Location

Up to $50,000 Grant For Student Sustainability Projects

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